Kolkata
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

February weather forecast and climate
Kolkata, India

The sun rising above the magnificent Victoria Memorial monument and museum in Kolkata, India
The sun rising above the magnificent Victoria Memorial monument and museum in Kolkata, India
Febrero, the last month of the winter, in Kolkata, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 29.1°C (84.4°F) and min 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Temperature

In Febrero, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in Enero - a still warm 29.1°C (84.4°F). In Kolkata, the average low-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Heat index

In Febrero, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 30.9°C (87.6°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

Febrero and Marzo, with an average relative humidity of 58%, are the least humid months in Kolkata.

Rainfall

In Febrero, the rain falls for 2.2 days. Throughout Febrero, 30mm (1.18") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 101.5 rainfall days, and 1800mm (70.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Kolkata, the average length of the day in Febrero is 11.4h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Febrero is 7.2h.

UV index

In Kolkata, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In Febrero, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in Febrero in Kolkata?

In Kolkata, India, in Febrero, the average high-temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in Febrero is estimated at 30.9°C (87.6°F).

What are the least humid months in Kolkata?

Febrero and Marzo, with an average relative humidity of 58%, are the least humid months in Kolkata.

What is the average humidity in Febrero in Kolkata?

In Febrero, the average relative humidity is 58%.

How many days does it rain in Febrero in Kolkata?

In Kolkata, India, in Febrero, during 2.2 rainfall days, 30mm (1.18") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in Febrero in Kolkata?

The average length of the day in Febrero in Kolkata, India, is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in Febrero in Kolkata?

The average sunshine in Febrero in Kolkata is 7.2h.

How high is the UV index in Febrero in Kolkata?

In Kolkata, the average daily maximum UV index in Febrero is 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Kolkata, India
  • Average high temperature in February: 29.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: 16.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (26.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.8°C).

Average humidity in February - Kolkata, India
  • Average humidity in February: 58%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (83%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are February and March (58%).

Average rainfall in February - Kolkata, India
  • Average rainfall in February: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (411mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (11mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Kolkata, India
  • Average rainfall days in February: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0.9 days).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Kolkata, India
  • Average daylight in February: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in February: 7.2h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 7.8h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in February - Kolkata, India
  • Average UV index in February: 9

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 6).